Narrative

Different forms of oral traditions and expression are gathered here, such as stories, proverbs, rhymes, ballads, jokes, poetry and other word skills.

  • Hand net fishing tradition in the Torne Valley

    15 October 2018

    Fishing for whitefish and salmon with hand nets is a traditional fishing method that is still being practised in the various rapids of the Torne Vall…

  • Live action role-playing – LARPing

    17 January 2018

    LARPing or live action role-playing is a form of improvised theatre without an audience where everyone participates.

  • Clapping, chanting and singing games

    19 February 2016

    Clapping and singing games are traded orally from child to child without adult interference. The games contain a song or rhythmic speech, often combi…

  • Fäbod culture

    19 February 2016

    A Fäbod can be described as a form of small-scale farms where the animals are sent to a pasture for summer grazing, consisting of a number of buildin…

  • Land-of-Legends programme

    15 September 2015

    Legends are most often spread from mouth to mouth in meetings between people. It can occur from generation to generation, through associations, museu…